Computer Vision Annotation Tool (CVAT)
CVAT is free, online, interactive video and image annotation tool for computer vision. It is being used by our team to annotate million of objects with different properties. Many UI and UX decisions are based on feedbacks from professional data annotation team. Try it online cvat.org.
- Installation guide
- Django REST API documentation
- Datumaro dataset framework
- Command line interface
- XML annotation format
- AWS Deployment Guide
- Frequently asked questions
- Annotation mode
- Interpolation of bounding boxes
- Interpolation of polygons
- Tag annotation video
- Attribute mode
- Segmentation mode
- Tutorial for polygons
- Semi-automatic segmentation
Supported annotation formats
Format selection is possible after clicking on the Upload annotation and Dump annotation buttons. Datumaro dataset framework allows additional dataset transformations via its command line tool and Python library.
For more information about supported formats look at the documentation.
|CVAT for images||X||X|
|CVAT for a video||X||X|
|Segmentation masks from PASCAL VOC||X||X|
|MS COCO Object Detection||X||X|
|Open Images V6||X||X|
Deep learning serverless functions for automatic labeling
|Deep Extreme Cut||interactor||OpenVINO||X|
|Semantic segmentation for ADAS||detector||OpenVINO||X|
|Text detection v4||detector||OpenVINO||X|
This is an online demo with the latest version of the annotation tool. Try it online without local installation. Only own or assigned tasks are visible to users.
- No more than 10 tasks per user
- Uploaded data is limited to 500Mb
Prebuilt Docker images
Prebuilt docker images for CVAT releases are available on Docker Hub:
The current REST API version is
2.0-alpha. We focus on its improvement and therefore
REST API may be changed in the next release.
Code released under the MIT License.
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- ATLANTIS is an open-source dataset for semantic segmentation of waterbody images, depevoped by iWERS group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of South Carolina, using CVAT. For developing a semantic segmentation dataset using CVAT, please check ATLANTIS published article, ATLANTIS Development Kit and annotation tutorial videos.
- Onepanel is an open source vision AI platform that fully integrates CVAT with scalable data processing and parallelized training pipelines.
- DataIsKey uses CVAT as their prime data labeling tool to offer annotation services for projects of any size.
- Human Protocol uses CVAT as a way of adding annotation service to the human protocol.
- Cogito Tech LLC, a Human-in-the-Loop Workforce Solutions Provider, used CVAT in annotation of about 5,000 images for a brand operating in the fashion segment.
- FiftyOne is an open-source dataset curation and model analysis tool for visualizing, exploring, and improving computer vision datasets and models that is tightly integrated with CVAT for annotation and label refinement.
CVAT usage related questions or unclear concepts can be posted in our Gitter chat for quick replies from contributors and other users.
However, if you have a feature request or a bug report that can reproduced, feel free to open an issue (with steps to reproduce the bug if it's a bug report) on GitHub* issues.
If you are not sure or just want to browse other users common questions, Gitter chat is the way to go.
Other ways to ask questions and get our support: